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What Would Happened if Lochte Gate Occurred in Texas

Posted on Sep 1, 2016 by Brian Eppes
Millions watched the drama unfold in Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics. We witnessed two of the all-time greats in Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps wrap up their historic Olympic careers. The drama continued to unfold late at night for a few of our Ameri
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Tarrant County Imposes Serious Penalties for Driving While Stoned

Posted on Aug 16, 2016 by Brian Eppes
The governor of Illinois recently signed a new law that would make possession of small amounts of marijuana a civil matter. The new statute also clearly defines what it means to drive under the influence of marijuana. The law states that drivers who
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LEGAL Marijuana Delivery Service? Not a Thing

Posted on Aug 8, 2016 by Brian Eppes
LEGAL Marijuana Delivery Service? Not a Thing Weed on Wheels, a 24-hour dispensary and delivery service based in Colorado,  believes they have come up with a creative way to deliver marijuana to customers in Colorado where possessing marijuana
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Blue Lives Matter: Should Hate Crime Legislation in Texas Include Police Officers?

Posted on Aug 1, 2016 by Brian Eppes
Blue Lives Matter: Should Hate Crime Legislation in Texas Include Police Officers Should the “Hate Crime” laws currently in place in Texas cover attacks on police officers? Governor Greg Abbott joins other politicians from Colorado to Ne
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Texas Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground Law

Posted on Jul 5, 2016 by Brian Eppes
The Florida legislation is considering a shift in how a self-defense claim plays out in a courtroom; more commonly known as the “Stand Your Ground” law. Under the current law in Florida, a Defendant bears the burden in proving to the cour
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Supreme Court Bans Gun Ownership after Family Violence Conviction

Posted on Jun 29, 2016 by Brian Eppes
Should individuals convicted of minor domestic violence, or family violence charges, be allowed to own or possess firearms when the charges involve recklessness as opposed to intentionally or knowingly? This was the question posed to the Supreme Cour
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Serious Consequences for Repeat DWI: Texas Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Repeat DWI

Posted on Jun 13, 2016 by Brian Eppes
Driving While Intoxicated or DWI is a serious issue throughout Texas and the United States. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), 1,555 alcohol related crashes occurred in Tarrant County, alone, in 2015. Of those DWI crashes, 3
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Where You Can Open Carry in Tarrant County (And Where You Can’t)

Posted on May 2, 2016 by Brian Eppes
As part of our state pride and identity, Texans have a special relationship with firearms. Many Texans use firearms for recreational purpose, such as hunting and gaming. Others use firearms for protection and self-defense. According to the Bureau
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Tarrant County Diversion Programs Strive to Reduce Criminal Prosecution

Posted on May 2, 2016 by Brian Eppes
Leaders in Duval County, Florida are taking steps to reduce the burden on the ever rising price tag on criminal prosecution and incarceration of individuals. The cost to punish those who commit a crime is getting more and more expensive. Leaders are
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